[GRASS5] Latest install steps for Grass on Cygwin needed.

Paul Kelly paul-grass at stjohnspoint.co.uk
Fri Sep 24 04:59:10 EDT 2004

Hello there

On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Stephen Clark wrote:

> I am working on installing Grass 5.3 under Cygwin and cannot get the X
> windows installation to work.

Are you using a recent version of Cygwin with the new X.org X server? If 
so make sure and install the XFree86 compatibility package (it is not done 
by default). What exactly is the problem?

> I also have some older Grass versions that do not work correctly and I would
> like some help uninstalling these Grass Versions.

rm -rf /usr/local/grass5
rm /usr/local/bin/grass5
check paths carefully but that should be all there is to it.

> Could someone post some links to installing Grass 5.3 under Cygwin.

Some notes here:
and also item 1 here:
has the list of Cygwin packages you need to install, which is important.


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